Admission Requirements

Educating Non-Native English Speakers


Complete Seattle University's Application, which includes the following elements:

  • $55 Application Fee*
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • 2 College of Education Recommendation Forms 
    • From professional educators 
  • College of Education Self-Evaluation Form 

*Waived for SU alumni

Admission Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Washington State Teaching Certificate or teaching credential from a state that holds a reciprocal agreement with Washington State
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 
    • Calculated from the last 90 quarter/60 semester credits of the bachelor's degree and any post-baccalaureate or graduate coursework.
    • Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA or with non-graded bachelor's degree programs must submit GRE or MAT scores earned within the last 5 years.       

International Applicants

International students are invited to visit the Graduate Admissions website for a full list of requirements.